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Benefits of Natural Products and Holistic Pet Care.

There are a number of reasons for choosing natural pet foods, treats and supplies. First, use of natural products is consistent with a holistic view. A holistic approach considers all factors regarding your pet's health. A natural diet reduces contact with unnecessary chemicals and preservatives while increasing the intake of quality nutrients and vitamins. Quality natural foods can reduce the onset of a variety of health problems, including allergies, digestive troubles and more.

Holistic care also looks at an animal's surroundings for ways to improve health. Lowering potential causes of stress, such as loneliness or territorial conflicts, can be helpful in improving overall health. Sufficient exercise and grooming are also elements of good holistic care. Holistic treatment of existing conditions by use of natural products will promote faster healing as natural ingredients are generally absorbed better by your pet and thus speeds the healing process.

Another reason for using natural pet products is the reduction in human exposure to toxins. Most pets are in frequent contact with people; especially children. Contact with a pet can mean exposure to whatever is on your pet. Use of natural products such as shampoos, and bug repellent reduce the harmful effects toxins can have on your pet. Flea and tick treatments may contain toxins that affect people as well as pets, whereas natural treatments avoid these risks. Also, natural products breakdown and are absorbed into the environment better than chemical agents and, consequently, are more earth friendly.



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